From American Indian Lacrosse: Little Brother of War, by Thomas Vennum, Jr: Lacrosse was also played as part of funeral and memorial ceremonies… Truman Michelson, who wrote extensively on the culture of the Fox, elucidated Fox practices on “what they do, and how they pray, when there is death… they would play ball….They used lacrosse sticks. It is as if they were playing with [the deceased] for the last time, so it is said. This is how it is when they play ball." ________________________________________________________________ Our lacrosse community has been shaken by the loss of Bruce Lerch, and as colleagues, coaches, and players have been telling stories and re

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